Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust

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News about the Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust

The recently established Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust has responsibility for funding and decision making on group benefits as of January 1, 2022. The trust framework offers more flexibility for funding group benefits, making the program more sustainable. The trust will allow funds to accumulate and earn investment income over time.

Your health care coverage, Pacific Blue Cross ID card and claims processes will not change as part of the transition to the new trust.

For more information on the Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust, please visit: https://mpp.pensionsbc.ca/plan-changes-for-retired-members.

MRBT News

Canadian Diabetes Prevention Program

Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

If you have prediabetes, or are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, you may be eligible for this program.

New service helps you better manage your medications

Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021

UBC Pharmacists Clinic offers MRBT members free 1:1 consultations with expert pharmacists to help you get the best possible results from the medications you take.

Mental health and the impacts of COVID-19

Tuesday, Jul 6, 2021

The social isolation of COVID-19 has taken a toll on our collective mental health. But for retirees, it is an added stressor. Mental health issues don’t end when you retire; sometimes retirement can actually bring on depression and anxiety.

Changes to coverage limits effective January 1, 2021

Friday, Jan 1, 2021

There are a number of enhancements and changes to your Retiree Benefits Plan effective January 1, 2021.

New coverage limits for your benefits plan

Thursday, Nov 5, 2020

The changes resulted from a thorough review of the benefit plan design—incorporating member feedback and industry standards—to ensure the long-term sustainability of your plan.

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For Already Enrolled Members of MRBT

BC Residents

For Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust retired members currently enrolled in post-retirement group benefits and residing IN BC:

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Members residing outside of BC

For Municipal Retiree Benefit Trust retired members currently enrolled in post-retirement group benefits and residing OUTSIDE of BC:


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